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Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North London, London
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + depending on experience
Start Date: 10/03/2019
Reference: 13985639/001_1548178993
Contact Name: Hannah Fishwick
Contact Email: hannahfishwick@michaelpage.com
Job Published: January 22, 2019 17:43

Job Description

The primary aim of this role is to help develop and deliver excellent financial accounting and control for the Trust. You will need to define current processes, facilitate discussions and advise colleagues as to how best practice might be adopted in the definition of future processes in regarding to the production of the statutory accounts.

Client Details

My client is an Acute NHS Trust based in North London.

Description

The key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Define current processes, facilitate discussions and advise colleagues as to how best practice might be adopted in the definition of future processes;

    • Provide key support to all elements of the finance business cycle;
    • Provide financial accounting expertise to colleagues including interpretation and application of accounting standards;
    • Engage and work with a wide range of stakeholders, both internal and external supporting business cases and queries;

  • Link with managers and members of other functions, to address inter-dependencies and ensure alignment

Profile

The ideal candidate for this Senior Financial Accountant role will have:

  • CCAB (or equivalent) fully qualified;

  • Specialist knowledge of NHS accounting processes and procedures, NHS financial policies, and financial aspects of current and pending NHS legislation;

  • Developed communication skills for delivering key messages to a range of stakeholders both internal and external (including outside the NHS) to the organisation, some at very senior level.;

  • Good presentational skills for conveying complex concepts;

  • Demonstrated capability to plan over short, medium and long-term time frames and adjust plans and resource requirements accordingly;

  • Must be able to prioritise own work effectively and be able to direct activities of others. Experience of managing and motivating a team and reviewing performance of the individuals.

Job Offer

On offer to you, as the successful candidate, is:

  • Between £40,000 - £55,000 (depending on experience);
  • Excellent pension;
  • Very good holiday package;
  • Strong work / life balance;
  • Chance to lead the Financial Accounts team